the long rifle, also known as longrifle, kentucky rifle, pennsylvania rifle, or american longrifle, was one of the first commonly used rifles for hunting and warfare. it is characterized by an unusually long barrel, a development in american rifles that was uncommon in european rifles of the same period.
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the american civil war, fought between the union and confederate forces, took place from 1861 to 1865. during the war, a variety of weapons were used on both sides. these weapons include edged weapons such as knives, swords, and bayonets, firearms such as, rifled-muskets, breech loaders and repeating weapons, various field guns such as artillery, and new weapons such as the early grenade.
three types of projectiles known as williams patent 'cleaner' bullets were used by the union army during the american civil war in the standard .58 caliber rifle muskets.there was a fourth developed for use in the union repeating or 'coffee-mill' gun.the inventor was elijah d. williams of philadelphia, penn, who filed an application for his patent on may 30, 1861.
the fourth type for the 'coffee mill' gun which at first looks like the standard type iii is slightly larger in diameter. a vernier caliper would be needed to confirm. according to 'round ball to rim fire part 1' by dean s. thomas, in 1863 there is also mention of a .69 caliber version of the williams cleaner bullet but none were ever purchased by the ordnance dept. at first the standard .